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Thousand more apprentices
statistikk
2009-05-14T10:00:00.000Z
Education;Public sector;Immigration and immigrants
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vgu, Upper secondary education, upper secondary education, folk high schools, tertiary vocational education, pupils, apprentices, tainees, education programmes, fields of study, vocational examinations, apprentice examination, course level, completed education, interrupted education, immigrants, Norwegian-born with immigrant parentsKOSTRA , Education, Upper secondary schools, Public sector, Immigration and immigrants, Education
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Thousand more apprentices

There were roughly 38 200 apprentices in upper secondary education as per 1 October 2008. From 2007 to 2008, the number of apprentices increased by 2.5 per cent. A total of 27 per cent of the apprentices were girls.

Since 2004, the number of apprentices has expanded every year. From 2004 to 2008, the number of apprentices rose by nearly 9 200 or 32 per cent. Almost 21 300 candidates sat vocational examinations in the school year 2007/2008; an increase of 2 000 from the previous year.

Apprentices in upper secondary education. 2004/05-2008/09

9 per cent are immigrants or Norwegian-born to immigrant parents

There were 226 000 pupils, apprentices and trainees in upper secondary education as per 1 October 2008. A total of 19 700 of the pupils, apprentices and trainees were immigrants or Norwegian-born to immigrant parents, 13 400 immigrants and 6 300 Norwegian-born to immigrant parents respectively.

Increase in number of trainees

There were approximately 1 000 trainees in upper secondary education in autumn 2008; an increase of 150 from the previous year. Trainees aim for a less comprehensive test than the vocational examination. Two out of three trainees were boys.

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